@leocg Thanks so much for the quick reply
Posts made by deandog
- Opera for Windows
RE: Amazon Promotion ExtensionOpera for Windows
@leocg I'm hoping you'll have a similar answer for the following extensions. I never noticed them in my list prior to yesterday, and it looks like none of them can be removed:
Chromium PDF Viewer
News feed handler
Opera Crypto Wallet
Rich Hints Agent
On the other hand, if there's an extension that should not be on that list, I'll take that as a sign to uninstall and reinstall.
Trying to recover an add-on that disappearedOpera add-ons
For about a year, I've been using a video capture add-on that has always worked seamlessly with Opera. It allows me to download from any site that stores and displays video (as opposed to sites that stream video from elsewhere). I would like to reinstall it but I can't remember the name. What I do remember is that I had to click on a small, light blue, downward pointing arrow in the upper right corner of the browser. The add-on would then display a dropdown list of objects that were available to download on that page.
If anyone is familiar with the add-on that has the blue arrow icon, kindly let me know. Otherwise, if someone can suggest a way to view extensions that I have used in the past, that would be great. Thanks.
RE: Block SiteOpera add-ons
I have been using this extension for a few years. Yesterday when I went to the Options page, I immediately noticed that all of the sites I had added to the blocked list were gone. Does that list of sites exist in a file somewhere on my computer, and is there an easy way to restore? That list contained very many sites, and I don't want to re-enter them again manually unless absolutely necessary. Thank you.
RE: Delete HistoryOpera add-ons
This looked like exactly what I needed, since History Eraser only allows me to delete for a certain time range but doesn't allow me to just delete for specific sites. However, when I installed the extension, the icon appeared and then immediately disappeared in the display area. Is there any other way for me to activate it? I'm running Opera 70.0.3728.133 for Windows.
RE: Opera won't let me downgrade from 70 to 68Opera for Windows
@andrew84 Thanks. I saw your reply as I was finishing mine. Two questions:
Where on your computer did you find opera_autoupdate.exe?
I'm getting a bunch of Notifications telling me to activate McAfee. I suspect I've downloaded a tainted version of Opera. Do you have a link for Version 68.0.3618.63?
RE: Opera won't let me downgrade from 70 to 68Opera for Windows
OK, it worked. To summarize, I performed the following steps to downgrade from 70 to 68:
- Uninstall Opera 70.
- Download a previous version of Opera.
- Kill internet connection.
- Install the previous version.
- Close the Opera session that was launched during the install process.
- Access the Opera shortcut that was created on the desktop during the installation.
- Go to Properties \ Shortcut. In the Target textbox, add " --disable-update" (without the quotes) to the end of the existing Target string.
- Launch Opera from the shortcut.
Check Help \ About. For me, it now shows: Version:68.0.3618.63 ... Update checker is disabled
Opera won't let me downgrade from 70 to 68Opera for Windows
Opera 70 is causing my Windows 10 computer to crash at least once a day. Every time I uninstall 70 and install 68, the install process launches an Opera session, and that automatically runs the update to 70 again. I know that in a desktop shortcut, I can add " --disable-update" to prevent it from auto-updating, but I can't find a way to prevent the update that occurs during the install process, so I always end up with 70 again. As I type this, I wonder if the "trick" is to kill my Internet connection before installing 68 again. If that works, I'll post a folllow-up shortly.
History panel shows removed history entriesOpera for Windows
When I click the taskbar icon to launch the History page, it displays links that I already deleted from the history. When I click to go to Full History View, those links no longer display. Personally, I think it would be a little embarrassing if I watched a few minutes of a baseball game on my office computer, deleted the link from my history page, and then had it show up again when my boss asked to see my browser history
History page reloads while deleting itensOpera for Windows
On the History page, I can manually delete about ten links before the page refreshes. In previous versions, there was no annoying refresh.
Downloads list page changingOpera for Windows
On the Downloads page, the font periodically changes itself for no apparent reason.
Opera constantly freezes on Windows 10Opera for Windows
The worst problem is that Opera 69 freezes once or twice a day. During a freeze, which can last for a minute or more, I'm usually unable to access any other open application that would normally be accessible by pressing Alt-Tab. All of the keys or mouse clicks I pressed during that freeze all start firing in rapid succession once the freeze ends. I had Task Manager open during one freeze, and I can see Opera is using a ton of memory.
RE: [Solved]HIstory date is incorrectOpera for computers
@hisnibs I was just about to report the same problem. Scrolling through the last week of my history, I can see that the date changes from "yesterday" to "today" at 4 pm instead of midnight. That is, it's firing 16 hours too late instead of 8 hours too soon. I suspect the date rollover is hard-coded to Greenwich Mean Time, because I'm eight hours west, in California. I doubt that there is currently a fix for this, and hopefully a future version of Opera will allow us to set a local time zone.
Assuming you use the search box to reduce the number of history links displayed, the incorrect date probably won't prevent you from finding that interesting article you started reading last Tuesday.
Can't share or type in text boxes on FacebookOpera for Windows
I've been using Opera 46.0.2597.39 on Windows 10 for quite a while, and I've also been a Facebook user for several years. About an hour ago, I discovered that I could no longer type in the text boxes for any discussion threads. If I click in the box, I don't get a cursor, and if I try to type, no text appears. Additionally, I can no longer share any material on Facebook. If I click the Share link, I would normally get a white dialog box that allows me to choose the intended audience. When I click now, I see that dialog box for a fraction of a second, and then it disappears. Disabling extensions did not fix the problem.
In the past week, I noticed a similar but less serious version of the problem on two other sites. If I try to participate in a discussion thread on sfgate.com or mlb.com, I sometimes am unable to type. That problem always goes away on those site if I reload the page. However, reloading does not resolve the problem on Facebook, and that's where I spend quite a lot of my time these days.
I scan for viruses and malware frequently, so I don't believe that's an issue here. Any suggestions are greatly appreciated. Thanks.